Govt probing ISIS’s claim of first attack in Kashmir: Dr Jitendra

Govt probing ISIS’s claim of first attack in Kashmir: Dr Jitendra

New Delhi, Nov 19: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said that the Centre had taken note of ISIS’s claim about its involvement in an attack in the Kashmir Valley. He further said that the government would take an appropriate view of the situation and would decide on the future course of action, soon. Hailing […]

Leh freezes, Gulmarg coldest in Valley

Leh freezes, Gulmarg coldest in Valley

Srinagar, Nov 19: Night temperatures in Ladakh dropped to below freezing point at minus 7.9 degrees Celsius while Gulmarg was the coldest place in the Kashmir Valley with a minus 4.6 degrees Celsius, a Met department official said on Sunday. “The minimum temperatures on Sunday in Kargil, Srinagar and Pahalgam were minus 5.8, 2.9 and […]

Market closure calendar: KTMF condemns Govt decision, threatens agitation

Market closure calendar: KTMF condemns Govt decision, threatens agitation

Srinagar, Nov 19: The Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) President Mohammad Yasin Khan has condemned the government’s unilateral decision of announcing market closure calendar for different days for the summer capital of Srinagar. The KTMF, spokesman said has threatened to launch an agitation if the government fails to revoke the order with immediate effect. […]

Grenade hurled in Parimpora

Grenade hurled in Parimpora

Srinagar, Nov 19: Militants hurled a grenade at security forces in city outskirts here, official sources said here. They said unidentified militants lobbed a grenade at security force personnel, who were withdrawing from Srinagar’s Parimpora, where curfew like restrictions were imposed since Saturday for security reasons. However, they said no one was injured in the […]

Positively file status report on foreign prisoners: SC to Govt

Positively file status report on foreign prisoners: SC to Govt

New Delhi, Nov 19: The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to “positively” file a report before it on the latest status of foreign nationals, including those from Pakistan, languishing in jails after having served their full sentence. A bench comprising Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan asked the government to file within four […]

Want strong action against Dr Farooq over his PaK remarks: Avinash Rai

Want strong action against Dr Farooq over his PaK remarks: Avinash Rai

Srinagar, Nov 19: The Ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday alleged that National Conference have brazenly looted the state over seventy years without caring for aspirations and wishes of people and they are now in a serious effort to disrupt peace in Jammu and Kashmir. The Party also demanded strong action against National conference President […]

Srinagar-Leh highway restored for LMVs

Srinagar-Leh highway restored for LMVs

Srinagar: The traffic on 434-km Srinagar-Leh highway was restored on Sunday for light motor vehicles. The highway remained closed for two and a half days. A police official said that light motor vehicles were allowed to move from Sonamarg towards Kargil after stranded vehicles were evacuated from Zojila on Sunday afternoon. He said 60 persons […]

RSS supported Indira on emergency: Dr Farooq

Jammu, Nov 19: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Sunday accused the RSS of colluding with British during India’s great freedom struggle, supported Indira Gandhi during emergency and is now dividing the nation on communal lines. “By promoting and playing communal politics, the RSS and its off-shoots including the BJP are hell bent to […]

3JeM militants arrested in Budgam

Srinagar, Nov 19: Three militants of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit were arrested in Budgam district of Central Kashmir. Acting on a specific input about the movement of militants in Budgam Town, a joint Naka (checkpoint) was established by Budgam police, 53 RR and 43 Bn CRPF at Chadoora-Budgam road. During the Naka checking, a suspicious vehicle […]